MENASASI Middle East and North Africa Society of Air Safety Investigators


EASA updates the Easy Access Rules for Cabin Crew Data (CS-CCD) (Issue 2)

4 months 2 weeks ago
Issue 2 incorporates CS-CCD as amended by ED Decision 2020/015/R ‘Regular update of the Certification Specifications and Guidance Material for Cabin Crew Data’. These consolidated, up-to-date rules are displayed in an easy-to-read format with advanced navigation features through links and bookmarks and are for free download from the EASA website.

EASA publishes regulatory framework for drone service deliveries

4 months 3 weeks ago
COLOGNE, December 17, 2020 - The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has published the full regulatory framework setting the parameters for drone services such as parcel delivery in urban areas, railway and power lines inspection, or delivery of essential supplies into crisis zones.

EASA issues guidance on use of dry ice in COVID-19 vaccine transportation

4 months 3 weeks ago
COLOGNE, December 17, 2020 – The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published guidance for the safe air transport of vaccines cooled by dry ice, assisting the European aviation industry with the mammoth task of distributing COVID-19 vaccines quickly, efficiently and safely. 

EASA launches aircraft noise certificate database to create single source of information

4 months 3 weeks ago
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has launched the Aircraft Noise Certificate or Equivalent Noise Documentation database, establishing a central single source of such information for Europe. The data, provided by aircraft operators, will be made available to air navigation service providers, airports and competent authorities for operational purposes. The single database ensures that the same information is used by all parties for monitoring of noise levels and other requirements.

Easy Access Rules now available as dynamic online publications

4 months 4 weeks ago
In our continuous effort to improve access to our regulatory material, as part of the EASA eRules project we are producing consolidated publications under the name of ’Easy Access Rules’ in PDF format. Many of you already know them as they are amongst our most downloaded documents. Now these ’Easy Access Rules’ are also available as dynamic online publications!

Travellers should not be treated as high-risk for COVID-19 – ECDC/EASA guidelines say

5 months ago
COLOGNE/STOCKHOLM, December 2, 2020 – People travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic should not automatically be considered as high-risk for spreading infection, but should rather be treated in the same way as members of the local population who have not had any direct contact to a person infected with COVID-19, new European guidelines for air travel said.

EASA published Guidelines for Use of Cargo Tracking Devices in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic

5 months ago
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published the first guidance document related to the transport of vaccines for COVID-19.  At this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, preparedness for the safe transport of vaccines is crucial. Once the vaccines become available, air cargo operators will face a huge logistical challenge to ensure quick and efficient delivery.  Among the associated logistical needs is the use of location-tracking and temperature-monitoring devices, to guarantee the integrity of the vaccines and facilitate shipment monitoring.

Get ready for the EASA Rotorcraft Symposium – technical publications now available

5 months ago
We have just posted ten technical presentations ready for you to look through in advance of the EASA Rotorcraft Symposium next week. This allows you to ask questions on the content ahead of the live session, which will take place on December 9, 2020 from 14:00 CET to 16:00 CET, so we can use the time as effectively as possible. Please ask your questions at any time up until December 8, 2020 via the platform. We hope to address as many questions as possible during the live session on December 9.

Get ready for the new Drones Regulation!

5 months 1 week ago
The new European Drone regulation is coming into force December on 31, 2020, a milestone for the drones community. As a result, drone operations for commercial or leisure purposes, will be subject to the same conditions across Europe. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has put together a wide package of information to help drone pilots prepare for this.

EASA publishes updated guidelines for de-storage of aircraft

5 months 2 weeks ago
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has developed guidelines for de-storage aircraft with the support of industry and national competent authorities. This is part of the Agency’s wider effort to support the safe return to normal operations (RNO) and to supplement the already published FAQs in continuing airworthiness.

Cabin crew recurrent training guidelines in the context of COVID-19

5 months 3 weeks ago
The pandemic has resulted in crew training centres operating at low capacities, due to health restrictions and social distancing requirements. In the current circumstances, air operators may not be able to train their crews with the traditional classroom methods used pre-COVID-19.

Aviation must keep strong focus on safety in pandemic – and eye a greener future – EASA conference concludes

5 months 3 weeks ago
COLOGNE, November 11, 2020  – The aviation industry has done well so far in ensuring that safety has not been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, however it must remain vigilant on all technical and human factors affecting flight safety, while consistently applying and improving its processes to ensure health safety, according to speakers at this year’s EASA annual safety conference.  
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